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Monsanto vs. Nuziveedu and others: Don’t look for winners or losers yet

In its January 8 judgment, the Supreme Court made no comment on the technical validity of patents or the science therein. Treating the matter as a plain commercial dispute, it examined the Delhi High Court division bench’s order and concluded that it had made errors.
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After reading the Supreme Court’s 0rder of January 8 in the Monsanto-Nuziveedu case, one is left wondering whether the media buzz after the order was much ado about nothing. Many media outfits declared a “victory” for Monsanto, even saying that the apex court had upheld Monsanto’s patent. A simple reading confirms that the Supreme Court has merely said that
and is a keen observer of intellectual-property policy for the last two decades. He tweets at @GenericIPguy. The views expressed in this article are personal. ( Graphic by Abdul Shafiq) ( Clarification: A paragraph meant for editorial clarification was inadvertently published in the original version of this story. We have removed this. We regret the error.)
After reading the Supreme Court’s 0rder of January 8 in the Monsanto-Nuziveedu case, one is left wondering whether the media buzz after the order was much ado about nothing. Many media outfits declared a “victory” for Monsanto, even saying that the apex court had upheld Monsanto’s patent. A simple reading confirms that the Supreme Court has merely said that and is a keen observer of intellectual-property policy for the last two decades. He tweets at @GenericIPguy. The views expressed in this article are personal. ( Graphic by Abdul Shafiq) ( Clarification: A paragraph meant for editorial clarification was inadvertently published in the original version of this story. We have removed this. We regret the error.)

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